Memory Bank: Hull

Yorkshire Film Archive and Hull-based heritage, education and performing arts group, The History Troupe, are delighted to announce the launch of Memory Bank: Hull – a new reminiscence resource based on Hull’s film heritage collections, revealed once more for everyone to see and enjoy.

A New Life in Huddersfield

A new documentary ‘A New Life in Huddersfield – Memories of Partition and Migration’ reveals untold stories from Partition survivors on how they escaped the violence, fled their homelands and eventually settled into new lives in Huddersfield.  On Tuesday 22nd May, the documentary premiered to over 80 special guests at the Heritage Quay in Huddersfield.  


Film ID:
YFA 4866

Made by club member Frank Charman, this film shows members of the Yorkshire District Association at their various camping weekends in 1937 and 1938.  The film captures the lively and fun atmosphere of the trips as well as the scenic landscapes surrounding the campsites. 

YFA_4866 Yorkshire Camping And Caravanning Club 1937-1938

Hull on Film DVD - on sale now!

YFA's new DVD - Hull on Film - is now available to buy!  The DVD is priced at £10 (plus postage and packing), and all proceeds from sales go straight back into the preservation of the films – so every purchase helps to safeguard more of our region's film heritage.

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Archive Picks


A man’s summer skinny-dip leads to romance on the beach in this sweet comedy filmed by Keith Venn, a member of Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association (ACA). The film won 2nd prize in the 1962 IAC North East Regional Film Competition and won the Newcastle ACA’s Norman...

Film ID: 21409 Year: 1961